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2 1 Thu, 29 Nov 2018
I had a finger infection from ingrown fingernail. it was so bad they had to remove entire nail. they put me on Keflex for 10 days (500mg every 6 hours). it seemed to be doing ok but I noticed it was swelling and red. now it hurts into bone and knuckle. and pain upon flexing of finger. do I need...
2 1 Wed, 28 Nov 2018
Hello, I have a question concerning walking pneumonia. My husband has it, and I am concerned about getting it. We have children also, and I certainly cannot afford to! He began antibiotics tonight, so what else should I do to ensure his recovery and that I do not contract this?
12 1 Sat, 24 Nov 2018
I went to the hospital because I crashed with my car , and they did a full scan to my body to see my chest and in the random finds , they say that I have this three things , 1.Spotted three nodules in the lower lobe,probably granuloma . 2.Incidentally bladder 1,5 cm diaphragmatic fate in the...
12 1 Thu, 22 Nov 2018
Hi, I am 32weeks pregnant & got diagnosed with bad SPD a week ago. i also got admitted into hospital After having some abdominal pains & a positive FFN ( 1/3 chance of going into labour within 2weeks). i was given the course of steroids to accelerate my baby s lungs etc. I have got increased...
2 1 Tue, 6 Nov 2018
My husband has an infection, cellulitis on great toe and side of foot. Had shaking chills and temp 101.7 two days ago. He had groin pain on same side. Yesterday pcp started keflex 500mg four times a day. WBC: 15.7. Bld cultures not back. Foot looks less angry, fever gone after 24hrs. Now seeing a...
2 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
ecoli said they had this been in and out of the hospital for three months went to another hospital they have treated her with several antib. nothing worked then did another MRI and said it had went to her spine 3 and 5 verb. had formeda pocket did back surgury and said it had eaten the bones but...
3 2 Fri, 5 Oct 2018
Sir iam suffering with typhoid from a week and on medication,,, but feeling weak,, but since I have to return to my work soon,,,so wen I can recover completely from this illness,,,and plzzz can u suggest some medication to overcome this illness,,mine typhoid report was 1:80 thank u
3 2 Wed, 26 Sep 2018
I got bit by a spider on my forearm and it is swelled up and red. About an inch and a half long ways. Hard to the touch and pretty noticeable. My hand goes slightly numb. It is moderately painful when working the muscles but I can always feel it resting or not. Should I go to my family doc or...
2 1 Wed, 26 Sep 2018
Hello, my coworker was just diagnosed with influenza, we spent all day together yesterday in a training indoors...she sat next to me. Its early in the season so I didn t have flu shot. ..I have a cold right now, symptoms include nasal congestion, cough, runny nose.. . is there anything I should...
2 1 Tue, 25 Sep 2018
Yes, my 33 year old daughter has mono. We were with her, but did not share a cup, utensil, etc. she is not sneezing, coughing or have a fever. My daughter with a 1 year old is concerned about us being around him on his first birthday Saturday. Should we be concerned about carrying something to him!
2 1 Thu, 20 Sep 2018
Hi iv had anal itch after an unprotected sex with a new partner with discharge but my anal comes and goes it’s been going on for three months I got tested for herpes 1 and 2 chlamydia gonoreha hiv I did the testing at 12 weeks how and everything came back negative how accurate is my Hsv-1 Hsv-2...
2 1 Tue, 11 Sep 2018
for the past couple of weeks i have had a severe heat rash all over my neck and inner forearms and have been avoiding sun and heat and washed with coal tar soap and applied aloe vera gel . today I feel a chill with a slight pain like a fever on the surface of my inner arms .I wonder if that could...
2 1 Mon, 10 Sep 2018
This is Day 8 of running a fever ranges from 99.6-102.2. I have horrible body aches, my lymph nodes are sensitive to the touch and I am extremely exhuasted. I have chills multiple times throughout the day which causes even more discomfort in my body. When I take a deep breath I have horrible...
4 2 Thu, 6 Sep 2018
My husband has MRSA with red spots that are popping and pussing. I was just told i also have mrsa, however mine just are red spots not open at all, just itchy. Is my skin contagious for my 5 year old son to be touching even know there are NO open areas or fluids?
2 1 Wed, 5 Sep 2018
Recently I had a ingrown toenail that was removed on my right big toe, and the toe has been red but with no other symptoms for about 3 weeks now, but I have had no other symptoms; however, an MRI scan was interpreted by my podiatrist that I had a bone infection (cellulitis) on the tip of my big...
2 1 Fri, 31 Aug 2018
I branded myself with a saughtering gun. It is definitely full thickness burn. I thought that picking the dead scab off would keep it from getting infected. But now I have read stuff on Google that has got me having a panic attack. I need to know how to clean it and what to put on it before it...
2 1 Fri, 31 Aug 2018
I have constant pain seemingly related to my shingles. Now originally the site of my rash, though unusual, is a spot at the end of my tailbone with which it caused shooting, tingling, burning pain before and continue for months and months after. I really cant say that I actually ever got relief,...
2 1 Thu, 30 Aug 2018
Hello, I am 49 yrs old just getting over the shingles!! I am looking for an over the counter pain relief. I am returning to work on Monday after 2 weeks at home. I have occasional burning pain. What can i use. I began using ASAP wound dressing gel. Is that good. Can I take a shower using AVeeno...
2 1 Wed, 29 Aug 2018
Hi! I m 21 and my chickenpox started a few days back. About 6 days or so. I realised there were spots on my scrotum and it has been itching ever since. Today it gets worse.those on my scrotum are just red spots, no blisters and many holes. And spots are red and yellow in inside.it is so much...
4 2 Tue, 28 Aug 2018
I used a public restroom that didn’t have a toilet paper roller. So people have to physically hold the roll of toilet paper. I got trapped and had to use the toilet and the toilet paper. Any infections I can get from this toilet paper? I try to avoid public restrooms and am extremely disgusted by...
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